Alberta Craft Council Gallery

Bettina Matzkuhn, "Basking," 2014

Photo by Bettina Matzkuhn.

Embroidery seems a humble craft. Laden with a history of genteel female enterprise and shadowed by homespun thrift and practical domesticity, its tiny repetitions are an obsessive tribute to time’s passage. more

Apr 29, 2016 7:35 PM PREVIEWS

In "Small Joys," Calgary fibre artist Diana Un-Jin Cho has created small needlework tapestries and paper collages inspired by the Korean textile called jogakbo, a form of patchwork that originated in the 14th century. more

May 23, 2015 9:47 PM PREVIEWS

“Daisy, Daisy….”

Photo credit: Karli Kendall.

Exploring the concept of manhood, 57-year-old textile artist Matt Gould did a direct and clever thing: he asked other men in central Alberta what they thought made a man. more

Apr 19, 2014 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Calgary artist Barbara Tipton approaches her work like a scientist and a historian, using a laborious process based on research and experimentation. more

Dec 31, 2012 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

"Elevator Plate"

Feature Previews Fall 2012

Cathy Terepocki loves ghost towns and the curious abandoned things in them, and after several visits to Bents, an abandoned town near Saskatoon, Terepocki decided on an intervention. more

Sep 6, 2012 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Deanna Finnman, a professional costume designer with the Edmonton Opera adds that a costume designer creates practical works of art that are almost never seen from less than 20 yds away while a visual artist creates work that can be admired up close. more

Aug 31, 2006 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Such is the attraction of British Columbia that an artist who holds a degree as a master dressmaker-designer from Hannover, Germany, and has worked for Yves Saint Laurent in Paris, makes her life in Nelson. more

Apr 30, 2005 12:00 AM PREVIEWS



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